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Man charged with sexual abuse of girl

By Staff Reporter

A 20-year-old man has appeared at Enniskillen Magistrates Court accused of child sexual abuse.

Shannon Griffin, whose address was given as no fixed abode, faces 10 charges relating to alleged sexual activity with a female child over an estimated 18-month period.

It is alleged that between August 2016 and February 2018, Griffin sexually assaulted the child who was aged under 13, sexually communicated with her for gratification and incited her to engage in sexual activity.

Griffin is also alleged to have made, possessed and distributed indecent images of a child, met her following sexual grooming and of twice engaging in sexual activity in the presence of the child. Between June 2017 and February 2018, the accused is further alleged to have engaged in blackmail by making an unwarranted demand for indecent images from the female child with menaces. Griffin was remanded in custody.

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